JAY-Z’s “Smile” To Receive GLAAD Media Award

blame it on Meka January 19, 2018

JAY-Z’s 4:44 is, with Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN., the most nominated album for the 2018 GRAMMY Awards. However, he’s garnering many more accolades as well.

Alongside receiving the GRAMMY ‘Salute To Industry Icons’ Award, Jay will receive a “Special Recognition” at the GLAAD Media Awards for his song “Smile.” The GLAAD Media Awards, an annual ceremony that commemorates “fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives,” will salute “Smile” as Jay revealed that his mother was a lesbian on the track.

Jay will receive the GLAAD Media Award during the ceremony, which takes place April 12th.

As a bonus, Jay’s animated video for “Blue’s Freestyle” recently released to YouTube.

In other Hov news, he’ll also be the first guest on Van Jones’ upcoming CNN show on January 27th.